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The Continued Growth of the Latino Electorate in Georgia: Latino electorate reaches 183,966 voters - 2013-08-06
PDF Link: 2012GALatinoVoters.pdf

Access the report above or copy the url address below: http://tinyurl.com/LatinoVoters2012 http://http://www.galeo.org/pdfs/2012GALatinoVoters.pdf Georgia Latino Voters are now 183,966 and growing Latino voters care about immigration reform Press Release Contact: Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO, jerry@galeo.org, 404.745.2580 ATLANTA, GA, August 6, 2013 --As the Georgia Congressional delegation comes home during the August recess, it is important...


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Protecting Assets and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation: A Guide for Practitioners Assisting - 2009-12-16
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The Financial Cost of Deportation The United States deported more than 358,000 immigrants in 2008, the sixth consecutive year of record‐high deportations. In recent years, the number of individuals deported has increased by a precipitous 60 percent. This increase in deportation has been fueled largely by detentions for non‐violent immigration violations. Deportation is thus a growing concern for immigrant families until they are able to achieve citizenship. Indeed, the Pew...


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BREAKING DOWN THE PROBLEMS: What's Wrong with our Current Immigration System? - 2009-10-20
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BREAKING DOWN THE PROBLEMS: What's Wrong with our Current Immigration System? October 21, 2009 Washington D.C. - Today, the Immigration Policy Center released a new report, Breaking Down the Problems: What's Wrong With our Immigration System. This special report looks at the impact our outdated and inefficient immigration system is having on our nation and discusses the failures of the system under two broad categories: structural failure and inadequate responses....


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Southern Regional Council Publishes Report on African American-Latino Coalitions - 2009-09-17
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Thursday, September 17, 2009 Southern Regional Council Publishes Report on African American-Latino Coalitions Atlanta- The Southern Regional Council (SRC), a multi-racial organization founded in 1919 to combat racial injustice in the South, recently completed a project, funded by the the Carnegie Corporation of New York, examining coalitions among African American and Latino communities in the South. "I am ecstatic about the meaningful and timely report which we have produced. The...


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MADE IN AMERICA: MYTHS & FACTS ABOUT BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP - 2009-09-16
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Georgia’s Latino Electorate in 2008: A Significant Segment of the Electorate with High Voter Partici - 2009-06-30
PDF Link: 063009GLVAnalysisTOTALv1.pdf

Georgia’s Latino Electorate in 2008: A Significant Segment of the Electorate with High Voter Participation and Engagement June 30, 2009 Authored by: Jerry Gonzalez, M.P.A Executive Director Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) & The GALEO Latino Community Development Fund Voter Turn-Out Database Analysis Conducted by: Trey Hood, Ph.D. Department of Political Science, University of Georgia (Athens, GA) & Latino Surname Match Conducted by: Gladys...


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Under Siege: Life for Low-Income Latinos in the South - 2009-04-21
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SPLC Report Finds Low-Income Latinos in South Targeted for Abuse, Discrimination Low-income Latino immigrants in the South are routinely the targets of wage theft, racial profiling and other abuses driven by an anti-immigrant climate that harms all Latinos regardless of their immigration status, according to a report released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The report — Under Siege: Life for Low-Income Latinos in the South — documents the experiences of Latino...


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'Building Washington's Future' first to examine immigrant worker role in Washington - 2009-04-08
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OneAmerica report finds immigrant workers aid state economy 'Building Washington's Future' first to examine immigrant worker role in Washington APRIL 8, 2009 SEATTLE - Speakers from Seattle-based immigrant rights group OneAmerica, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the University of Washington joined immigrant workers from Iraq to discuss a report released today examining the contributions of immigrants to the Washington state economy. The OneAmerica report is the first report to...


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RECIPE FOR FAILURE: LOCAL COPS AS IMMIGRATION AGENTS: GAO Report Adds To Bevy of Analysis Revealing - 2009-03-04
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RECIPE FOR FAILURE: LOCAL COPS AS IMMIGRATION AGENTS: GAO Report Adds To Bevy of Analysis Revealing Deficiencies of 287(g) Program March 4, 2009 Washington D.C. - Today the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its congressionally commissioned report on the 287(g) program. The Government's review of this program, which deputizes local law-enforcement officers to act as immigration enforcement agents, confirms what community members and criminal-justice experts have been...


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Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws Through the 287(g) Program: Time, Money, and Resources Don't - 2009-03-03
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Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws Through the 287(g) Program: Time, Money, and Resources Don't Add Up to Community Safety March 3, 2009 Washington D.C. - Tomorrow the House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a hearing on the 287(g) program - a partnership program between the Department of Homeland Security and local law enforcement agencies who are deputized to enforce federal immigration laws. This controversial program has come under fire from criminal justice experts,...


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